Bill approved Thursday permits the governor to appoint an interim senator until the special election. Action moves to Senate, where delay is likely.
Forget Republicans. Democrats need to bring together their own centrists concerned about cost as well as liberals who still want a public option.
The state Senate and House are scheduled Thursday to consider a bill allowing the governor to temporarily fill Edward Kennedy's Senate seat.
Republicans say it's too costly. Liberal Democrats complain that it doesn't do enough for the uninsured. But unlike House plans, it wouldn't add to the deficit.
Here are the basics about ACORN and about the videos that have put the organization in hot water.
No Republican has signed on yet to the healthcare "compromise" plan released Wednesday by Senate Finance Committee chair Max Baucus.
The former president threw his support in the gubernatorial primary to the San Francisco mayor. Some see payback against likely candidate Jerry Brown.
Mullen's comments to Congress Tuesday were the first time he has gone on record saying the Afghan war needs even more American forces.